The Faces of Amnesty

Interaction Design – Society & Technology

Week 9: User Journeys & Personas

The Design Brief is just about ready for submission in preparation for Thursday 16th March. As a result we have agreed on the project idea, taking into account technicalities, resources and equipment, constraints and our overall visualisation for the project outcome.... Continue Reading →


Week 9: Global Identity Toolkit

The global identity toolkit for Amnesty International will assist us in the creation of our A0 poster for the presentation and viva assessment session. Amnesty black hex code - #231F20 Amnesty yellow hex code - #FFF101 References: Amnesty International (2013)... Continue Reading →

Week 9: The Faces of Amnesty – Content

Prisoners of Conscience: "55,000 prisoners of conscience freed since 1961." OR "65,000 messages from people worldwide help to free Filip Karma, a prisoner of conscience. Power to the people." Urgent Access Network: "Amnesty’s Urgent Action Network includes 165,000 people from... Continue Reading →

Week 8: Project Interface Prototyping

As part of our approach to designing iteratively, we initialised the prototyping stage by returning to the drawing board. Sketches lead to conceptual models and user scenarios, which progressed to manipulating small-scale to large-scale physical objects. To summarise, our prototypes lead to effective... Continue Reading →

Week 8: Insights from Discussion With Kier

“what might be good is to have an Amnesty person come up to them at that point and say, would you like to share this on Twitter/Facebook with a short message, so that their friends can see – raise awareness... Continue Reading →

Week 8: Workshop & The Report

In this workshop, we went through the report in detail as well as the submission elements in preparation for 3 weeks time. The report must cover: What you've done What could have been done better How you did it How... Continue Reading →

Week 8: The Project Management Triangle & Constraints

In preparation for the design proposal, we investigated and considered generic project constraints as well as constraints specific to our project. We found that common project management constraints revolve around three key principles: scope, time and cost. Project Management Three Key... Continue Reading →

Week 8: Lecture

Each group gave an update on their recent movements. In this process, we must gather our research analysis, leading to the sum up of insights. We must make sure that 1. we can say what our project is clearly and... Continue Reading →

Week 8: Visualising Prototype

In order to begin writing up a concise and focused Design Brief, we thought that it was important to get our idea down on paper. This will allow us to visualise our project to ensure we all knew what we... Continue Reading →

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